En oversigt over de tre typer retsakter, der regulerer EU-budgettet: traktater, lovgivning (forordninger og afgørelser) og aftaler mellem EU-institutionerne.
The EU budget as defined in the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU) and the Treaty on European Union (TEU).
EU legislation regulating the budget: Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF), own resources system and Financial Regulation.
The interinstitutional agreements ensuring budgetary discipline and sound financial management in the current MFF.
The efforts to simplify access to EU funding and ensure better protection, efficiency, and transparency with the Financial Regulation.
The Financial Regulation is the main point of reference for principles and procedures governing establishment, implementation and control of the EU budget.